Stella and Rose's Books Logo

Stella & Rose's Books

Specialists in Rare & Collectable Books

30 stock records found. Did you know that you can now search our sold stock? Look for the 'sold stock' filter at the bottom of the filter options.

NEW TALES FOR OLD
Written by Agnes Campbell. Illustrated by Richard Kennedy.
Stock no. 1325841
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Tales My Father Told, More Tales My Father Told and some new stories. Turquoise cloth with red title to spine. 157 pages. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Child's name and date in heavy pencil to front pastedown, booksellers sticker to same page. Foxing to textblock. Rear joint just starting to crack. Dustwrapper is grubby and foxed, crease to front flap.

Buy now for £30.00 Add to Wish List

OLD POSSUM'S BOOK OF PRACTICAL CATS
Written by T.S. Eliot. Illustrated by Julia Sarda.
Stock no. 1325605
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st thus 2021. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial boards. 81 pages. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780571346134. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Contents fine.

Buy now for £24.00 Add to Wish List

VERSES OF A FIGHTER PILOT
Written by A.N.C. Weir.
Stock no. 1825987
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1941. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The author's poerms are not about flying, despite the title. They are another means of expression for a personality belonging to the finest English tradition, written before the author's twentieth birthday. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. Slim format. B/w frontis. 78 pages. Second impression. Heavy foxing to text block but contents clean. Small name & date in ink to front pastedown is hidden by front flap of dustwrapper. Lilac dustwrapper is browned and edge-worn.

Buy now for £14.00 Add to Wish List

MR MISTOFFELEES WITH MUNGOJERRIE AND RUMPELTEAZER
Written by T.S. Eliot. Illustrated by Errol Le Cain.
Stock no. 1325036
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An exuberant interpretation of two poems from Eliot's classic "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats". Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 057115347X. Minimal bumping to spine. Contents bright and clean. Dustwrapper is complete and bright.

Buy now for £38.00 Add to Wish List

MR MISTOFFELEES WITH MUNGOJERRIE AND RUMPELTEAZER
Written by T.S. Eliot. Illustrated by Errol Le Cain.
Stock no. 1324628
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1990. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An exuberant interpretation of two poems from Eliot's classic "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats". Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 057115347X. Minimal bumping/rubbing to corners. Foxing to endpapers. Some fingermarks to page margins. Dustwrapper is just a little rubbed at corners.

Buy now for £34.00 Add to Wish List

NEWS
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Barnett Freedman.
Stock no. 1324067
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1930. Very good condition.

No. 31 of The Ariel Poems. Blue cardwraps. B/w illustration to front cover and a full-page colour illustration. A very slim volume. This variant has a colon at the end of stanza 5, line 5 (the other variant had a dash). Some slight darkening to cover edges. Light marks to rear cover. Contents clean.

Buy now for £24.00 Add to Wish List

A SNOWDROP
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Claudia Guercio.
Stock no. 1324066
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1929. Very good condition.

No. 20 of The Ariel Poems. Green cardwraps. Two b/w text illustrations and a full-page colour illustration. A very slim volume. This variant has a bistre border to the frontis (other variant has green border). Slight rubbing to cover edges. Light fingermark to margin of one page else contents clean.

Buy now for £24.00 Add to Wish List

HAIG (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Duff Cooper.
Stock no. 1824295
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1935. Very good condition.

Two volumes. Black cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. Maps and b/w photos. Volume I is first 1935, volume II is first 1936. Inscription in ink to front endpapers (both volumes). Volume I has a worn appearance to front board. Light browning to contents. Volume II is worn at top of spine. Slight odour present.

Buy now for £25.00 Add to Wish List

THE WINNOWING DREAM
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Robin Jacques.
Stock no. 1323827
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1954. Slightly better than very good condition.

Ariel Poems (new series). Blue cardwraps. 1 full-page colour illustrations plus a couple of small b/w text illustrations. A very slim volume. Booklet is fine. Contained in original posting envelope which is foxed and has been opened at the top edge.

Buy now for £10.00 Add to Wish List

NEWS
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Barnett Freedman.
Stock no. 1323823
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1930. Very good condition.

No. 31 of The Ariel Poems. Blue cardwraps. B/w illustration to front cover and a full-page colour illustration. A very slim volume. This variant has a dash at the end of stanza 5, line 5 (the other variant had a colon). Slight browning to edge of last page. Slight darkening to cover edges.

Buy now for £24.00 Add to Wish List

THE TRAVELLER
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by John Piper.
Stock no. 1323715
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Light grey cloth with gilt title to spine. 4 colour illustrations lithographed by the Baynard Press. Tiny booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Pale browning to endpapers. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is heavily browned on verso, is edge worn, chipped and torn to spine with some loss at top.

Buy now for £25.00 Add to Wish List

PEACOCK PIE
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1323713
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st thus 1946. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Yellow cloth, red title to spine and black vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations to text. Covers are grubby at edges and slightly spotted. Spine slightly bumped and browned. Endpapers are foxed. Pencil erasure mark to front free-endpaper else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is edge chipped with loss, browned to spine and edges. Loss to spine as well.

Buy now for £30.00 Add to Wish List